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Re: Interested in starting some basic development

On Wed, Nov 18, 1998 at 10:13:00AM +0100, Jorrit Tyberghein wrote:
> Borko Jandras wrote:
> > C is suitable for anything, no matter how big it is. You just have to plan
> > more.
> But I don't WANT to plan more. Why not use C++ where you don't need to
> plan more? What exactly is so bad about C++ that you cannot use it for that?

The issue is not that C++ is good or is not good for this and that.  The issue
is that I cannot use an API written in C++ for my coding in C or Objective-C.

> Granted, C++ is not a real good language. It has a lot of features that are
> over-complicated and badly designed because of the C heritage. However
> you don't have to use all those features. Why not use C++ simply for it's
> classes and inheritance? That would allow you to structure you code while not
> having to live with all the rest. You don't HAVE to use:
>     - operator overloading
>     - RTTI
>     - templates
>     - virtual functions (although those are nice)
>     - multiple inheritance
> But you can still use the rest of C++ to good advantage I think.

What's left? Can't you do it in C? I know a good GUI toolkit for X that does

Borko Jandras	<bjandras@public.srce.hr>